The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 513 435 464
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 74 109 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 83
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -113 73 £425 +6.25% 8
London -59 34 £450 +12.50% 2
South East -1 20 £375 +15.38%
City of London -23 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire - 11 £375 -
Cheshire -6 8 £375 - 1
North West -10 8 £375 - 1
South West -25 6 £395 -12.22%
Gloucestershire -2 5 £395 -12.22%
Cheltenham - 5 £395 -
Berkshire -8 3 £425 +70.00%
East of England -24 3 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 -
Reading -2 2 £425 -
Surrey -9 2 £294 -30.88%
West Midlands -15 1 £340 -2.85%
Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 101 (61.96%) SAN
2 94 (57.67%) EMC
3 74 (45.40%) NetApp
4 70 (42.94%) Brocade
5 62 (38.04%) Security Cleared
6 57 (34.97%) SC Cleared
7 46 (28.22%) VMware
8 45 (27.61%) Cisco
9 43 (26.38%) NetBackup
10 40 (24.54%) NAS
11 36 (22.09%) Windows
12 34 (20.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 33 (20.25%) Linux
14 30 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (17.79%) Finance
16 28 (17.18%) HP
17 27 (16.56%) UNIX
17 27 (16.56%) NFS
18 26 (15.95%) Replication
19 23 (14.11%) Capacity Management
20 20 (12.27%) Performance Monitoring
20 20 (12.27%) Performance Management
20 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 19 (11.66%) Connectrix
22 18 (11.04%) ITIL
22 18 (11.04%) Red Hat
22 18 (11.04%) Symantec
22 18 (11.04%) Fibre Channel
23 17 (10.43%) Symmetrix DMX
24 16 (9.82%) Isilon

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.45%) Apache
2 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 101 (61.96%) SAN
2 40 (24.54%) NAS
3 19 (11.66%) Connectrix
4 18 (11.04%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (6.75%) LDAP
6 9 (5.52%) Firewall
7 8 (4.91%) DNS
8 7 (4.29%) Network Security
9 6 (3.68%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.45%) DHCP
11 2 (1.23%) LAN
11 2 (1.23%) WAN
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.61%) Internet
12 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MSI
1 2 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) Flash
2 1 (0.61%) WSH
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Replication
2 17 (10.43%) Symmetrix DMX
3 11 (6.75%) Firmware
4 8 (4.91%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.68%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.68%) Clustering
6 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.84%) Celerra
6 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.23%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.23%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.23%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) Online Games
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Windows
2 33 (20.25%) Linux
3 27 (16.56%) UNIX
4 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (9.82%) Solaris
6 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.23%) zOS
8 2 (1.23%) VMS
8 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 2 (1.23%) HPUX
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) Capacity Management
2 20 (12.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 20 (12.27%) Performance Management
3 18 (11.04%) ITIL
4 14 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (7.98%) Migration
6 11 (6.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (6.75%) Data Protection
6 11 (6.75%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.75%) Release Management
7 9 (5.52%) Data Management
8 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.68%) Kernel Tuning
11 5 (3.07%) Change Control
11 5 (3.07%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.07%) Network Design
12 4 (2.45%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (1.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.20%) Perl
2 11 (6.75%) SQL
2 11 (6.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.68%) VB
3 6 (3.68%) Bourne shell
4 5 (3.07%) Python
5 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.61%) C-shell
7 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (38.04%) Security Cleared
2 57 (34.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) NCDA
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) Degree
5 3 (1.84%) MCSE
6 2 (1.23%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) MCP
6 2 (1.23%) MCITP
6 2 (1.23%) HP AIS
6 2 (1.23%) NCIE
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (20.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 30 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (16.56%) NFS
4 14 (8.59%) SRDF
5 10 (6.13%) vSphere
5 10 (6.13%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.52%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (3.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.84%) XenServer
11 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.61%) StorNext
12 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.61%) Postfix
12 1 (0.61%) XenApp
12 1 (0.61%) Gluster
12 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (26.38%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.68%) YUM
3 6 (3.68%) Puppet
4 5 (3.07%) Nagios
5 4 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.84%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.61%) Ionix
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Legato
7 1 (0.61%) Foglight
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (57.67%) EMC
2 74 (45.40%) NetApp
3 70 (42.94%) Brocade
4 46 (28.22%) VMware
5 45 (27.61%) Cisco
6 28 (17.18%) HP
7 18 (11.04%) Red Hat
7 18 (11.04%) Symantec
8 16 (9.82%) Isilon
9 15 (9.20%) Oracle
10 13 (7.98%) IBM
10 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
11 10 (6.13%) Dell
11 10 (6.13%) Veritas
12 7 (4.29%) Citrix
13 6 (3.68%) CA
13 6 (3.68%) Hitachi
14 5 (3.07%) Sun
15 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
16 3 (1.84%) Dot Hill